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Comedy Central's goofy 'Detroiters' celebrates a city and a friendship

Comedy Central's goofy 'Detroiters' celebrates a city and a friendship

A time-honored, time-tested strain of humor runs through the sitcoms of Comedy Central.

Series such as "Workaholics," "Broad City," "Idiotsitter," even the recently debuted cartoon "Jeff & Some Aliens" mine a legacy that runs back through "Flight of the Conchords" and "Wayne's World" to Bill and Ted and Harold and Kumar and Cheech and Chong, and on to the Three Stooges and Laurel and Hardy — teams of oddly childlike adults whose need for one another trumps whatever friction the comedy requires of them. These comedies tend to be goofy and amiable, and even when the humor turns genital or scatological, as it almost...

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